Category Archives: Random

Iron Maiden billboard covered for being ‘too offensive’ for kids

Posted by on September 9, 2015

Considering all the bands we have nowadays in extreme metal, it’s a bit surprising to find out there’s still people out there who find any Iron Maiden material to be “offensive” but that seems to be the case in Germany as, what I imagined, a mob of angry parents covered a billboard promoting their latest album The Book […]

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Introducing The Marshall Amp Mini-Fridge…

Posted by on March 21, 2012

Hey musicians and metal fans, tired of having a plain looking mini-fridge cramping your style while drinking? Well thanks to Marshall Amps, now you can have a mini fridge that keeps your beer cold AND looks cool. Introducing the Marshall Fridge. The outside resembles a Marshall amp (with knobs that go to 11, mind you). […]

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Mushroomhead Joined Onstage By Gary And Jake Busey

Posted by on October 17, 2011

What do Gary Busey and his actor son Jake have in common with Mushroomhead? Well…almost nothing. Except that all three were in Worcester, MA this past Friday night (October 14) for the Rock And Shock festival. Both Gary and Jake were at the horror convention signing autographs and meeting fans, while the industrial/nu-metal Ohio band […]

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Grumpy Old Blogger Meets Dillinger Escape Plan

Posted by on September 14, 2009

Among the music industry, Bob Lefsetz is a pretty well-known name. His “Lefsetz Letter” is actually a series of e-mails that’s essentially a blog. An older veteran of the music industry, Lefsetz rages against the industry, writing about how greedy labels are, how the cult of rock stars has turned into a cult of technology. […]

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Clutch Writes Song Titled “The Amazing Kreskin”, Catches The Real Amazing Kreskin’s Attention

Posted by on July 10, 2009

Hey, it’s another one of those random metal band connections! Clutch’s upcoming album, Strange Cousins From The West, features a song titled “The Amazing Kreskin”. The song’s namesake is a famous mentalist best known for his numerous (count ’em – 56) appearances on The Tonight Show Staring Johnny Carson in the 1970’s. While the song […]

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